Collecting Your Data
Protocols for the 2017 season remain the same as 2011-2016.
Plant data collection methods
Data Collection Methods (PDF) - Be sure to bring this handy guide on the trail.
Phase 2 Data Sheet (PDF)
Phase 1&2 Combined Data Sheet (PDF)
Phase 2 Quick ID Guide (PDF)
Full Phase 1 Plant ID Guide (PDF) with photos and look-alikes
How to Take Photos of Plants
Returning Your Data
Download the Phase 1 Data Submission Form spreadsheet (XLS) to type in your data
Phase 2: If you surveyed for Phase 2 species, EVEN IF YOU DIDN'T FIND ANY, use one of the following spreadsheets to report your data:
- Combined Phase 1 & 2 Data Submission Form spreadsheet (XLS) if you surveyed for both sets of species.
- Phase 2 Data Submission Form spreadsheet (XLS) if you only surveyed for Phase 2 species.
Using the New ISF App
Anyone with a smart phone can choose to use our new ISF application created for the 2017 season!
Questions? Contact Us
For further assistance, contact the Program Coordinator or the Trail Conference Office:Linda Rohleder NY-NJ Trail Conference
600 Ramapo Valley Road (Route 202)
Mahwah, NJ 07430
201-512-9348 x821 Hours: Monday through Friday, 9am - 5pm